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California state Sen. Holly Mitchell, D-Los Angeles, addresses the Senate in Sacramento. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

Lawmakers approve $122 billion California budget

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers on Wednesday approved a state budget that boosts…


Democrats in the California Senate plan another attempt to outlaw the sale of assault rifles with easily detachable ammunition magazines known as bullet buttons. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli,File)

California Democrats advance gun control bills after Orlando

SACRAMENTO — Democrats on a California legislative panel voted Tuesday to advance…


Paul Sakuma/2011 AP file photo<p>Students at California colleges

Tell the college students: New law addresses sexual relations

This week's question comes from Anne in Berkeley, who asks: Q: "There…


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Legislative deadline nears for hundreds of bills

Hundreds of bills that failed to pass the Legislature last year face…

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AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA homemade fully automatic rifle

California bill seeks to regulate homemade guns

A state lawmaker proposed Monday that California extend its requirement that gun…

AP Photo/Rich PedroncelliA homemade fully automatic rifle